Mr. Rajesh Jain
B.Tech., 1988 Electrical Engineering

Mr. Rajesh Jain is currently the Founder of Netcore Cloud. He received his B. Tech. in Electrical Engineering (EE) from IIT Bombay and his M.S in EE from Columbia University, USA, in 1989.

Mr. Jain started his vaunted professional journey at NYNEX in White Plains, NY, USA (1989 1991). He then returned to India in 1992 to become an entrepreneur and has been one for 30+ years by setting up IndiaWorld and Netcore. He worked as a “political and prosperity entrepreneur” from 2011-2018 at Niti Digital, Free A Billion, Nayi Disha.

Mr. Jain was a pioneer in Asia’s dotcom revolution, creating India’s f irst Internet portals in the late 1990s. The portals were acquired by Satyam Infoway in November 1999 for $115 million in one of Asia’s largest Internet deals. He is also the Founder, Netcore Cloud, a $100 million global B2B SaaS marketing technology company (and the largest in Asia) that offers full-stack AI-powered marketing automation and analytics solutions for B2C brands. He has published a book, “Startup to Proficorn”, about his experiences as an entrepreneur in bootstrapping two highly valuable companies (IndiaWorld and Netcore). The book has sold 5000+ copies in India.

Amongst his several awards and accolades include being featured on cover stories of both TIME (2000) and Newsweek (2007). He was named “one of India’s Best Strategists” by The Economic Times in Sept 2013. He is also a member of the Mont Pelerin Society.

Hobbies: “Writing. I write daily on my blog at”

Any other interesting fact about yourself that you would like to share: “My wife Bhavana and I have worked together for 30+ years. My son Abhishek is a freshman at Columbia Engineering. I am very keen to help create an ecosystem for Entrepreneurship@Scale”

Special Memories Associated with IIT Bombay

“Hostel 5 - Hexadecimalos Wing, General Secretary (Cultural), Mood Indigo 1988 – the first one held in SAC.”